A Linn Creek man is facing charges of Felony Assault and weapons charges following an incident last Friday.

According to the Camden County Sheriff’s Office, 61-year-old Randall Reid was taken into custody at a restaurant off Y road in Linn Creek, after deputies received a call about a man threatening people with a firearm.

Investigators say Reid was having verbal arguments with the employees and the patrons of the restaurant.

Additionally, Reid returned several times after being asked to leave, bringing with him a pistol and threatening to harm employees.

Deputies recovered a wooden club, a .38 special revolver and a set of brass knuckles from the scene.

Reid is being held without bond.

 

***Press Release:

Camdenton, MO, 05-02-22 – On Friday evening, 04-29-22, Camden County deputies were called to a restaurant in the 2000 block of State Road Y in Linn Creek for a disturbance.  According to the caller a man was threatening people with a firearm.

Upon arrival, deputies observed a white male in the parking lot involved in a verbal confrontation with employees and patrons of the restaurant.  Deputies detained the man, later identified as 61 year old Randall M Reid of Linn Creek.  Restaurant staff informed deputies they asked Reid to leave the restaurant multiple times during the evening.  Reid returned to the restaurant three times, bringing a pistol and a club and threatened to harm employees.

Deputies recovered a wooden club approximately 4 feet long, a loaded .38 Special revolver, and a set of brass knuckles.

Reid is charged with the Class B Felony of Assault 1st Degree or Attempt and the Class A Misdemeanor of Unlawful Possession, Transport, Manufacture, Repair or Sale of Illegal Weapon.

Reid was booked into the Camden County Adult Detention Facility where he is held without bond.

A reminder that these charges are merely allegations of wrongdoing.  All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.